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2024 THURGOOD MARSHALL AWARD

Sponsorship Opportunities

Honoring Eva Paterson

2024 Thurgood Marshall Award Celebration
ABA Annual Meeting 
Saturday, August 3 | 7:30 p.m.
Chicago, IL
A Dinner Program

View the 2024 Sponsorship Prospectus for more information about completing your sponsorship. 

To make a sponsorship payment online please visit the Thurgood Marshall Award secure donation page.

When you participate in the Thurgood Marshall Award Celebration through sponsorship, you help fund the innovative projects and programs implemented by the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice to ensure that the protection of civil rights remains a focus of legal and policy decisions. These programs express the profession's commitment to achieving through the legal system, the American ideals of justice, freedom, and equality for all.

MISSION PARTNER       //       $25,000

  • Acknowledgment in emails distributed to 35,000+ supporters
  • Acknowledgment on Section webinar series
  • Individual signage with logo at event
  • Three reserved tables at dinner (30 guests)
  • Verbal acknowledgment during the Thurgood Marshall Award presentation
  • Recognition in Section emails and social media before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event
  • Full-page tribute ad in Thurgood Marshall Award Program
  • Recognition at the Awards program and on the Section's Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

ADVOCATE      //      $15,000

  • Acknowledgment in emails distributed to 35,000+ supporters
  • Individual signage with logo at event
  • Two reserved tables at dinner (20 guests)
  • Verbal acknowledgment during the Thurgood Marshall Award presentation
  • Recognition in Section emails and social media before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event
  • Full-page tribute ad in Thurgood Marshall Award Program
  • Recognition at the Awards program and on the Section's Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

BENEFACTOR     //      $10,000

  • Two reserved tables at dinner (20 guests)
  • Verbal acknowledgment during the Thurgood Marshall Award presentation
  • Recognition in Section emails and social media before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event
  • Full-page tribute ad in Thurgood Marshall Award Program
  • Recognition at the Awards program and on the Section's Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

PATRON      //       $5,000

  • One reserved table at dinner (10 guests)
  • Recognition in Section emails before and after the Thurgood Marshall Award event
  • Half-page tribute ad in Thurgood Marshall Award Program
  • Recognition at the Awards program and on the Section's Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

SUPPORTER      //       $3,500

  • One reserved table at dinner (10 guests)
  • Half-page tribute ad in Thurgood Marshall Award Program
  • Recognition at the Awards program and on the Section's Thurgood Marshall Award webpage

The Thurgood Marshall Award Dinner receives funding through the ABA Fund for Justice and Education (FJE). The FJE was created to accept gifts and grants to support the ABA's public service work. The FJE qualifies as an exempt fund under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and all contributions to the FJE are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Any proceeds from this event will go toward the projects of the ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice.